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Anthropomorphic cup "mbwoong ntey"

D. R. Congo, Kuba

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Belgian Private Collection H: 7.1 inch 800 EUR
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, oily patina, handwritten inventory no. "91.13"

The combination of human head with ram's horns is a clear sign that the cups owner was a member of the royal family.